By default UMDS downloads patch binaries, patch metadata, and notifications for hosts. Specify which patch binaries and patch metadata to download with UMDS in Region A.

1

Log in to the UMDS virtual machine by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client.

a

Open an SSH connection to mgmt01umds01.sfo01.rainpole.local.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

svc-umds

Password

svc-umds_password

2

Navigate to the directory where UMDS is installed.

cd /usr/local/vmware-umds/bin
3

Disable the updates for older hosts and virtual appliances.

sudo ./vmware-umds -S -n
sudo ./vmware-umds -S -d embeddedEsx-5.5.0
sudo ./vmware-umds -S -d embeddedEsx-6.0.0
4

Configure automatic daily downloads by creating a cron job file.

cd /etc/cron.daily/
sudo touch umds-download
sudo chmod 755 umds-download
5

Edit the download command of the cron job.

sudo vi umds-download
6

Add the following lines to the file.

#!/bin/sh
/usr/local/vmware-umds/bin/vmware-umds -D
7

Test the UMDS Download cron job.

sudo ./umds-download